*FCC FACEBOOK WEEKLY WRAP-UP* *(An anti-social media compendium for our non-Facebook members)*
*BIKING FILMS AVAILABLE*Looking to watch some awesome cycle-themed movies? Here’s a selection available now from Filmed by Bike!
*WEEKEND BIKING RECOMMENDATION*Looks like it’s going to be chilly down low this weekend. Might be a good time explore trails up higher, like those at Skyline Ridge Park.
What other suggestions do you have for your fellow cyclists?
*FATBIKES ON BUSES?*At last report, only some Fairbanks buses could take fatbikes. Anyone know if that has changed? If Anchorage can do it, we can, too! (Might be a good topic for the Bike and Ped Advisory Committee to take up.
Shared from Anchorage People Mover Jan 26 People Mover doesn’t just move YOU! Passengers can now bring their Fat Tire bikes along for the ride. Fat Tire Bike Racks are now available on all People Mover buses, making your commute a whole lot smoother. Visit PEOPLEMOVER.ORG for details, and try it out today!
*MORE ON OULU BIKING*Here’s another take on that bike-strong Finnish city, Oulu. This 15-minute video has some great info on why this city has so many winter cyclists. (Look at all those bikes in front of the school!)
*HOW TO ENCOURAGE WINTER BIKING?*This article has some great ideas about how to encourage winter biking.
How to encourage more winter biking in Fairbanks? Start by attending the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Zoom meetings. For more info contact FAST:
*BIKING IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL REC AREA*It’s a great time to take a fatbike trip into the Whites!
*DAZZLE YOURSELF AND OTHERS*Consider putting some fun goofiness into your biking and exercise those cheek muscles along with your leg muscles!
*BEAVER SPORTS THURSDAY RIDES*Beaver Sports has free Thursday Night fat bike rides! They start at 5pm at Beaver Sports. Call the store for more details (479-2494).
*FCC RESOURCES*We’ve got lots of useful stuff on our website, including a bunch of information under our Resources dropdown menu: –National and International Cycling Advocacy Groups –Tanana Valley State Forest Roads –Winter Riding Tips –Maps Archive
See those and more under Resources at: www.fairbankscycleclub.org/